Ohio Judge Orders Execution Method Examined; High School Valedictorian’s Deportation Delayed

By The News Jun 11, 2008

Ohio Judge Demands Death Penalty Method Examined In the face of a recent Supreme Court ruling that upheld the lethal injection method, an Ohio state judge declared the state must stop using a common combination of three chemicals to execute condemned inmates because they may produce excruciating pain. New York Times. Number of Colorado’s Poor Children of Color Growing Fastest Colorado experienced the nation’s largest rate of growth in impoverished children from 2000 to 2006, with children of color being particularly affected, according to a study released Tuesday. New York Times. Feinstein Halts High School Valedictorian’s Deportation Sen. Dianne Feinstein introduced a bill today seeking to halt deportation proceedings against Arthur Mkoyan, the valedictorian at Fresno’s Bullard High School. Fresno Bee. Southern Baptists elect American Indian as leader Black Racing Official Sues NASCAR for Racial Discrimination "In a blistering $250 million lawsuit charging a pattern of racial and sexual harassment, a black former NASCAR official claims she was fired last year after complaining about "virulently racist harassment, a racially hostile work environment and insidious and pervasive race discrimination reflective of a former, uglier era in our nation’s history." Rod 2.0